Providing our second glimpse into Elaine Mai’s forthcoming debut album, ‘Still Feel’ blends Mai’s electronic cavalcade of soundscapes surround Ailbe Reddy’s engrossing central performance.
Dreamlike in its construct, the far-reaching sound of Hex Hue’s ‘Shrink’ has an epic sense of scale and a distant depth of field.
Taken from Nnic’s forthcoming E.P. Slow Motion Fantasy, the intricate melding of electro-pop and alt-pop at the heart of ‘When You’re There’ creates a lush sonic world around Nnic soulful vocal.
Lyrically hard-hitting and raw, musically angular and spacious, ‘Holy Roses’ finds Soda Blonde adding a layer of thematic edge to their sound ahead of their debut, Small Talk.
Set to a rattle and hum backdrop, the bone shaking sound of Nerves growled new single ‘Leigue’ grabs your attention from the start and never lets go.
Bursting out of the speakers with a joyously vibrat sound, the sharpe indie-pop of ‘High Fidelity’ finds the Zen Aracde crafting a melodically and sonically rich sound.
A hypnotic, widescreen offering from A Talk In The Dark and Gaze Is Ghost, ‘Bardo’ weaves its way around the listener with a bewitching tone that stays with you long after.
Spiky indie-folk comes tumbling out of Molly O’Mahony’s ‘Remember To Be Brave’, centred around a compelling performance and wordplay from O’Mahony herself.
A slow-burn, alt-pop ballad introduces Sinéad Whyte. ‘Kills Me Now’ is a song surrouded in atmopshere and emotion, a thread Whyte weaves the whole way through.
Marking his first new work in four years, Floor Staff’s ‘Aspiration’ resonates with dynamic energy that rises and falls beneath the artists dominate vocal performance.
An inviting offering from Polly Barrett, the handmade sound of ‘Thinking About You’ has an intimacy and honesty about it that makes it enchanting to listen to.
Enda Gallery’s self-reflective single ‘Old Fashioned’ is a track alive with swirling beats, big chorues and propellant synths.
Cast across an isolating hum of interlocking electronic elements, SORBET’s ‘The End Of Time’ is a track built from a defined sense of mood, tone and place.
Taken from their forthcoming collaborative E.P. In The Half Light, the intricate indie-folk of ‘Taking The Wheel’ creates a wonderfully woven tapestry of songwriting, atmosphere and performance.
Dea Matrona’s ‘Stamp On It’ is instantly striking buzzsaw of pulsating rock from the trio as they further expand on the inspiration and influences that shape their sound.